The Year Marjorie Moore Learned to Live Maybe you know a Marjorie Moore maybe you are one She s dauntless desperate and a little bit delusional Yet her insatiable desires and misguided antics shed light on our own search for escapes and se

  • Title: The Year Marjorie Moore Learned to Live
  • Author: Christie Grotheim
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  • Page: 327
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  • Maybe you know a Marjorie Moore maybe you are one She s dauntless, desperate and a little bit delusional Yet her insatiable desires and misguided antics shed light on our own search for escapes and search for self and perhaps that is why we cheer her on wholeheartedly.Marjorie Moore always wants and as a result, often feels she ends up with less Forever searching Maybe you know a Marjorie Moore maybe you are one She s dauntless, desperate and a little bit delusional Yet her insatiable desires and misguided antics shed light on our own search for escapes and search for self and perhaps that is why we cheer her on wholeheartedly.Marjorie Moore always wants and as a result, often feels she ends up with less Forever searching elsewhere, she is consumed with wanting, or in her opinion, needing Feeling trapped by her town and her family, she escapes through shopping, pill popping, and fantasizing about a possible affair with a friend from high school Her credit card debt forces her to sell prescription drugs which she secures at her receptionist job at the local hospital to her dysfunctional friends As her web of lies at home and work unravels, Margie struggles to become present in her own life Astute and provocative, Grotheim s prose captures many of life s dichotomies duplicity versus authenticity, recklessness versus stability, and searching versus finding in this moving debut novel Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 220 pages Expected publication April 2nd 2019 by Heliotrope Books More Details ISBN13 9781942762461 Edition Language English Other Editions None found All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit deta

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    1. Christie Grotheim

      Christie Grotheim is a New York based writer whose stories have been featured in Salon, The New York Observer, and Mr Beller s Neighborhood Grotheim studied creative writing at the New School and the 92nd Street Y, where Marjorie Moore was conceived and birthed a few years later as herdebut novel.

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    1. I was lucky to receive an advanced copy of this novel, which I read with great interest, thrilled to discover this utterly engaging and original new voice Grotheim s debut novel is a page turner in every sense The writing is highly sophisticated and effortless to read, and the story hooked me from beginning to end Marjorie Moore is one of those unforgettable characters in fiction that simply stays with you long after you ve put the book down A modern Madame Bovary living in a small suburban t I [...]


    2. I have to say, I adored this book There were moments it frightened me and hit a little close to home regarding the way it explores shifts in life and malaise and the faux competitive nature of social media, but everything was done so well and so kindly and gently, and in a way I think we all need, that I appreciated it so much.Marjorie is an amazing protagonist I loved that she is flawed and that the flaws she has are often the most harshly judged because we associate them with suburban women I [...]


    3. Charmingly, and sometimes absurdly, self delusional, Marjorie Moore is one of those train wrecks that you can t help liking, because she means so well and has enough baggage to weigh down even the most determined optimist Written with compelling detail, her journey from occasional to dependent pill popping and nearly benign drug peddling among her stressed out suburban Mom acquaintances is fascinating and all too real You know she s going down, but you also hope that this woman with such drive C [...]


    4. I found this to be a very entertaining read and loved peering into the life of the quirky Marjorie Moore She is a bit of a train wreck and quite unlike any person I ve known at moments, it felt almost painful to read of her superficialities, self deprecating habits, and self absorbed state of oblivion however, she is also warm and relatable, and you end up loving her insecurities and all The author has a clever humor and brilliant sense of imagery that make the character and story come to I foun [...]


    5. I loved this book I was able to read an advanced reader copy Marjorie Moore is so frustrating and yet endearing Regardless of the bad decisions she continues to make, I can t help rooting for her throughout the book Grotheim captures the cyclical fights that can quickly explode in marriage, as well as so many quirky things that make us human I saw myself and my husband in her life like characters as we navigate this busy life of marriage, parenting, working, etc I highly recommend this boo I lov [...]


    6. Christie Grotheim s debut novel is a piercing portrait of the reality of living with anxiety and panic disorders and the hard truths about self medication Instead of turning to her family and friends for support, the well meaning Marjorie Moore tries to cope with her anxiety on her own She finds temporary relief in pharmaceuticals, shopping sprees, and an online flirtation with an old friend, until the bad choices brought on by her addiction and mounting credit card debt catch up with her An Chr [...]


    7. A hilarious and thought provoking novel about a woman who gets herself into some serious sh t Marjorie takes us on a whirlwind adventure of the mind and heart, through the desolate landscape of Prairie Mound, TX She s looking for Moore and loses track of herself as she tries to find it The book is super funny and impossible to put down Grotheim s unique voice stuck with me long after finishing the book.


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